New Job Res O 27R - Research Officer In British Columbia

RES O 27R - Research Officer
RES O 27R - Research Officer

RES O 27R - Research Officer

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $75,553–$86,176 a year
Location : British Columbia

Full Description

Posting Title
RES O 27R - Research Officer
Position Classification
Research Officer R27
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range
$75,552.53 - $86,175.83 annually
Close Date
Job Type
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Health
Ministry Branch / Division
Health Sector Information, Analysis and Reporting
Job Summary

Bring your strong analytical and technical skills to this dynamic opportunity

HSIAR sets out to exercise effective governance over data resources, while enabling timely and secure access to data, supporting an integrated, modernized model of information sharing across the health sector. The Division leads the overarching provincial analytic strategy and approach, and performs comprehensive, integrated analytics, research and evaluation of health sector performance. To ensure a consistent and timely approach to health system evaluation and continuous improvement, the Division is responsible for the development of the overarching policy framework and monitoring of outcomes and impacts of health system policy direction.

As Research Officer, you will manage invoicing related to Product Listing Agreements with manufacturers. This will involve providing input into current negotiations, calculating rebates based on contract specifics, responding to stakeholder queries, forecasting expected drug utilization and rebates, and managing multiple projects and deadlines. You are also responsible for streamlining operations, including introducing automation in terms of code development and reporting processes. Given the size of Product Listing Agreements contribution to PharmaCare budget this is a high-profile role.

Job Requirements:

  • Master’s degree in Health Information Science, Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, or similar related field AND a minimum of 1 years progressive related experience; OR
  • Bachelor’s degree in Health Information Science, Computer Science, Economics, Statistics, or similar related field AND a minimum of 3 years progressive related experience; OR
  • Formal post-secondary coursework in data warehousing principles and techniques, statistical methods/analysis and business intelligence AND 5 years of progressive related experience.
Related Experience must include:
  • Designing and implementing complex statistical analysis and/or economic modelling projects; using modeling results to make recommendations and inform decision making.
  • Experience with analytical and extraction languages (such as SQL, R, Python) to write queries to extract and manipulate/ analyse data.
  • Experience in automation and/or process improvement and streamlining

Preference may be given to candidates with:

  • Expertise and demonstrated experience in health economics or health statistical analysis.

For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected]

About this Position:

An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 5 days at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact [email protected] or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Health Services, Policy, Research and Economics